ISBN : 9781632398406
Publisher : callistoreference
Language : English
Environmental Science > Environmental Sciences
Publication Year : 2017
Price : USD 142.00
Description : A form of environmental degradation that occurs when pollutants are directly or indirectly released into water without adequate treatment is known as water pollution. It is also referred to as the contamination of water bodies. The aim of this book is to present researches that have transformed this discipline and aided its advancement. It elucidates in detail the causes of water pollution along with the feasible solution to the problem. The text elaborately mentions how pathogens, organic and inorganic containments are threatening and challenging the water and its resources. It aims to serve as a resource guide for students and experts alike and contribute to the growth of the discipline.
Author's Description :
Sheryl McMillan holds a PhD in environmental science. Her academic interests encompass all aspects of water pollution and its control. She has worked with several governmental agencies towards water conservation and management as well as water pollution control in industrial sector. She also serves as a visiting professor of environmental science in different colleges across United States. McMillan regularly contributes to newspaper columns, magazines and journals. She has been the recipient of three awards for her contributions towards the society.